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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Columbia?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Tell me about your volunteer work at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Since you come from a bicultural family, how do you think the different medical views of these cultures have influence you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Columbia website, reread essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seem really happy to be there. Lots of students stopped by the interview lounge between classes to chat with us." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was the first interview and had to wait four hours until the lunch/tour. Also, there was no lunch for vegetarians. I also would have really appreciated a financial aid talk." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The students and the interview were the most positive aspect of my day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2004

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